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New Birth Certificate Requirements for Passport Applications

If you’re applying for a passport, you should be aware that the Department of State just revised its guidelines concerning which birth certificates it will accept as proof of citizenship.

As of April 1st, 2011, all birth certificates submitted with passport applications must include your parent or parents’ names. So, before you send in your paperwork, take your birth certificate and double-check to make sure that your parents’ names are on the document.

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